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27 June 03

A.M.

Continued trimming the baulk walls with baulk hammers and trowels.  Two finds turned up during this process: a bronze lump ( Find #1 ) and a piece of shell ( find #2 ).  After completing the baulks, the floor was levelled and studied.  There was a definite change in the soil consistency and composition.  The new soil is a darker brown, clumpier and contains a very high concentration of architectural terracotta compared with Locus 2 .  It was decided to close Locus 2 and designate this new soil layer Locus 3 .  Closing elevations for Locus 2 / Opening elevations for Locus 3 are:

52S, 182E = 27.41 m.

52S, 180E = 27.51 m.

49S, 182E = 27.41 m.

49S, 180E = 27.41 m.

P.M.

Completed 1 full pick pass of trench.  After levelling the floor, we took closing elevations, which are:

52S, 182E = 27.37 m.

52S, 180E = 27.42 m.

49S, 182E = 27.33 m.

49S, 180E = 27.39 m.

10 cassettas of tile was unearthed as well as 1/4 latte box of pottery from the baulk trim and 3 latte boxes of pottery from Locus 3 .  There was also one wheelbarrow discovery at the end of the day, a carved stone ( Find #3 ).

SPECIAL FINDS :

20030028

20030028

  • Find #3
  • carved stone
  • wheelbarrow find
  • Locus 3
  • ~181-180E/52-51S
  • ~depth = 27.42 - 27.33 m.

Daily totals:

10 cassettas tile

3 1/4 latte boxes pottery and bone

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Suggested Citation

Abby Gregitis, Christina Nikolas Triantafillou. "AGG/CNT (2003-06-27):38-43; Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 30/2003, ID:500/Locus 2". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/documents/55a1e92e-9341-43de-adbc-caf6ee334c88>

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